Ron O’Neal’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 1, 1937

Death Date

Jan 14, 2004

Age of Death

66 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jan 14, 2004


Movie Actor

The movie actor Ron O’Neal died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Stage and screen actor, writer and director who starred in the 1972 blaxploitation-genre film, Super Fly. He reprised his role as Youngblood Priest in the sequel, Super Fly T.N.T.

He divorced his first wife, Carol Tillery Banks, in 1980 and remained married to his second wife, Audrey Pool, until his death.

Ron O’Neal, whose role as the cocaine dealer Youngblood Priest in the 1972 film ”Superfly” epitomized the era’s blaxploitation genre, died here on Wednesday. He was 66. The cause was cancer, said his wife, Audrey Pool O’Neal.